To offer joint customers managed offering for disk backup with data deduplication
ExaGrid Systems has integrated its disk backup with deduplication system with Symantec NetBackup through the Symantec OpenStorage (OST) program.
The company said that the enhanced integration between ExaGrid and Symantec NetBackup offers joint customers a managed offering for disk backup with data deduplication.
With the OpenStorage integration, joint ExaGrid and Symantec customers benefit from integration between NetBackup and the ExaGrid disk backup system, enabling quick installation; unified control and tracking of all copies of data through the NetBackup interface; simplified disaster recovery; fast recovery times due to the support of Symantec OST Optimized Duplication feature with ExaGrid’s ‘Instant-DR’ capability.
In addition, the benefits also include short backup windows achieved through the company’s link balancing with OST which selects the most appropriate and optimised network path for each individual backup job; flexibility to retain different amounts of backup data at a local site versus an off-site disaster recovery location, by better utilising the ExaGrid architecture.
Marc Crespi, vice president of product management at ExaGrid Systems, said: “ExaGrid is pleased to be the only disk backup with deduplication vendor qualified for basic and optimised duplication with both NetBackup and Backup Exec through the Symantec OpenStorage program.”